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Toughboy and sister

Author: Kirkpatrick Hill; Douglas G Greene
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The death of their drunken father strands ten-year-old Toughboy and his younger sister at a remote fishing cabin on the Yukon River near Ruby, Alaska, where they spend a summer trying to cope with dwindling food supplies and hostile wildlife. An 11-year-old Indian boy and his younger sister must fen for themselves alone in a Alaskan wilderness camp when their father disappears on a drinking binge. "A simply told,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirkpatrick Hill; Douglas G Greene
ISBN: 0140348662 9780140348668
OCLC Number: 24319321
Target Audience: "Ages 8-12"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 121 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kirkpatrick Hill ; edited and with an introduction by Douglas Greene.

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The death of their drunken father strands ten-year-old Toughboy and his younger sister at a remote fishing cabin on the Yukon River near Ruby, Alaska, where they spend a summer trying to cope with dwindling food supplies and hostile wildlife. An 11-year-old Indian boy and his younger sister must fen for themselves alone in a Alaskan wilderness camp when their father disappears on a drinking binge. "A simply told, well-crafted story ... Sure to satisfy survival-story fans."

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